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Christmas Tradition - A Celebration Of Christmas

Stratford Chamber Choir
Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 7089  
Composer:  George Frideric HandelJohn Francis WadeTraditionalFelix Mendelssohn,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Running Time: 50 minutes
Region Code: 1
Picture Format: NTSC
Audio: Dolby 2.0
Color: Color

The Christmas Tradition celebrates the mystery of the Christmas message with superb performance of carols, sacred music and Christmas classics, performed by the Stratford Chamber Choir, conducted by Stephen Dodsworth, in the beautiful setting of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, the last resting place of William Shakespeare. With powerful readings and stunning images this program encompasses 2000 years of the masterpieces of western art.
Running Time: 50 minutes
Region Code: 1
Picture Format: NTSC
Audio: Dolby 2.0
Color: Color

The Christmas Tradition celebrates the mystery of the Christmas message with superb performance of carols, sacred music and Christmas classics, performed by the Stratford Chamber Choir, conducted by Stephen Dodsworth, in the beautiful setting of Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon, the last resting place of William Shakespeare. With powerful readings and stunning images this program encompasses 2000 years of the masterpieces of western art.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Messiah, HWV 56: Hallelujah! by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1742; London, England 
2.
Adeste fideles "O come, all ye faithful" by John Francis Wade
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: by 1782; England 
3.
Good King Wenceslas by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Written: England 
4.
In dulci jubilo by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
5.
Once in royal David's city by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
6.
Festgesang "Hark! The herald angels sing" by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Germany 
7.
Lully, lulla, thow littel tyne child "Coventry Carol" by Traditional
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: Renaissance 
Written: 16th Century; England 
8.
O little town of Bethlehem by Henry Walford Davies
Conductor:  Stephen Dodsworth
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stratford Chamber Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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